|By PR Newswire||
|March 31, 2014 12:45 PM EDT||
LONDON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The trading session on Friday, March 28, 2014 ended on a higher note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,323.06, up 0.36% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,155.76, up 0.11%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.46% higher at 1,857.62. The gains were broad based as eight out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index finished the day at 298.23, up 0.39% and the same has gained 2.11% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: HCP Inc. (NYSE: HCP), Health Care REIT Inc. (NYSE: HCN), Medical Properties Trust Inc. (NYSE: MPW) and Ventas Inc. (NYSE: VTR). Free technical research on HCP, HCN, MPW and VTR can be downloaded upon signing up at:
On Friday, HCP Inc.'s stock advanced 1.06%, to close the day at $38.17. A total of 2.26 million shares were traded, which is below the three months average volume of 3.18 million. The stock oscillated between $37.77 and $38.24 during the trading session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 19.38. HCP Inc.'s shares have advanced 2.64% in the previous three trading sessions and 5.09% on YTD basis, while the stock has declined 1.55% in the last one month. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average. HCP Inc.'s 200-day moving average of $40.28 is above its 50-day moving average of $37.99. Furthermore, HCP Inc.'s shares have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 56.79. Sign up today to read free research on HCP at:
Shares in Health Care REIT Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.03 million shares, as compared with a three months average volume of 1.98 million shares. The stock ended the day at $59.13, up 0.60% after vacillating between $58.76 and $59.41. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 637.66. Health Care REIT Inc.'s shares have advanced 1.20% in the previous three trading sessions, 0.66% in the last one month, and 10.38% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day moving average. Health Care REIT Inc.'s 200-day moving average of $60.46 is above its 50-day moving average of $57.62. Additionally, shares of the company have an RSI of 57.71. Sign up today to read free research on HCN at:
On Friday, shares in Medical Properties Trust Inc. finished the session 0.63% higher at $12.69. The stock recorded trading volume of 0.85 million shares as compared to a three months average volume of 1.37 million shares. The stock fluctuated between $12.60 and $12.79 during the session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 21.51. Medical Properties Trust Inc.'s stock have declined 3.79% in the last one month, while the same has gained 0.87% in the previous three trading sessions and 3.85% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading below its 50-day moving average and 200-day moving average of $12.92 and $13.08, respectively. Shares of the company have an RSI of 46.39. Sign up today to read free research on MPW at:
Ventas Inc.'s stock reported a trading volume of 1.01 million shares, as compared with a three months average volume of 1.70 million shares. The stock ended the day at $60.36, up 0.70% and at an intraday range of $60.04 and $60.63. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 34.44. Ventas Inc.'s shares have gained 0.50% in the previous three trading sessions and 5.38% on YTD basis, while the same has declined 3.32% in the last one month. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Ventas Inc.'s 200-day moving average of $62.63 is above its 50-day moving average of $61.35. Moreover, Ventas Inc.'s shares have an RSI of 48.37. Sign up today to read free research on VTR at:
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